Erskine ‘attack’: Man found dead in street on New Year’s Day named as Darren Russell

The 21-year-old was discovered on Park Green in Erskine, Renfrewshire, shortly before 1pm on Friday.

Three people were arrested in connection with local lad Darren’s death.

A 27-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the death, and an 18-year-old man has been charged with assault.

Both are due to appear in Paisley Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Another man, 21, was released without charge by police.

They said: “We can confirm the name of the man who died following an incident in Park Drive, Erskine on Friday 1 January, 2021, as 21-year-old Darren Russell from Erskine.

“His family has asked for privacy at this time.”


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